World Heart Day

Gleneagles global hospitals launches #TakeItToHeart campaign on the occasion of world heart day

  • A 360 degree campaign to create awareness and educate people about heart failure

Gleneagles Global Hospitals (a Parkway Pantai Enterprise) launches #TAKEITTOHEART, a 360 degree campaign under their heart health initiative ‘LET IT BEAT’ on the occasion of World Heart Day 2017. This will be a month long multi-channel campaign for World Heart Day. The mass awareness campaign will highlight the lesser known serious condition ‘Heart Failure’ and its various stages.

PHFI Awarded QCI DL Shah Platinum Award

PHFI awarded QCI-DL Shah Platinum award

The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) was awarded QCI- DL Shah Platinum award for skill building of primary care physicians in chronic conditions in India. The PHFI was awarded with this award for its outstanding contribution to skill building initiatives and advancement of knowledge in the Indian healthcare sector. The Platinum award was presented to PHFI by Shri. Baijayant Jay Panda, Honourable Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) and Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog, Government of India during the Inaugural session of the 12th National Quality Conclave at the Le Meridian hotel today. Professor K. Srinath Reddy, President, PHFI, Professor. D Prabhakaran, Vice President – Research and Policy, PHFI and Dr Sandeep Bhalla – Programme Director, Trainings, Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries, PHFI received the award on behalf of the PHFI team.

Professor K. Srinath Reddy, President, PHFI said. “This is truly a moment of pride for the PHFI team. Winning the prestigious QCI- DL Shah Platinum award in addition to other leading awards in skill development is a testimony to our endeavour and commitment of working towards a Healthier India. Our health systems can be effective and equitable only when primary health care is widely accessible and scientifically of sound quality.

Dr Harjit Singh Bhatti

Health care needs sudden reforms, possible with political commitment: Dr. Bhatti

Dr Harjit Singh Bhatti is the present President, Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi. Dr. Bhatti is also the National Convener, National Health for All Movement (NHFAM). He completed MBBS from NSCB govt. Medical College, Jabalpur, MP, after pursuing MBBS Dr. Bhatti did MD in Geriatric medicine from AIIMS, New Delhi. The young doctor has special interest in public health.

Health For All At AIIMS

Health for all at AIIMS, New Delhi

The Resident Doctors Association, the Students Union and the Society for Young Scientists at AIIMS organized a convention on 'Health for All' at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. The convention began with RDA office bearer Dr Ajay Verma listing out the challenges in achieving the objective of 'Health for All' in the country and how this convention seeks to address these challenges. 

Safdarjung Hospital Doctors

Safdarjung Hospital doctors on indefinite strike

The resident doctors at Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi went on strike for indefinite period yesterday after their colleague was allegedly manhandled by the attendants of a patient. Due to the strike, the emergency services were interrupted at the hospital. It also affected the patients who were asked to return from the emergency gate by the security guards without being treated.